This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: 29 Amphitrite.
29 Amphitrite is one of the largest S-type asteroids, probably third in diameter after Eunomia and Juno, although Iris and Herculina are similar in size.
Amphitrite was discovered by Albert Marth on March 1, 1854, at the private South Villa Observatory, in Regent's Park, London. It was Marth's only asteroid discovery. Its name was chosen by George Bishop, the owner of the observatory, who named it after Amphitrite, a sea goddess in Greek mythology.
Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.
Category: Astronomical Symbols.
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